U.S. Troops Evaluate Demonstration Greenhouse in Farah City, Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Pfc. Lorne Coleman, left, and Sgt. Jason Klawuhn, right, share a laugh while hanging out before a mission to visit the provincial director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2013. Members of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah traveled to the area to evaluate progress on a demonstration greenhouse project to connect Farah farmers with government representatives. The team's mission is to train, advise and assist Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district and provincial levels in Farah province. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Spc. Michael Landers, left, and Spc. Vance Casebolt walk to the facilities of the provincial director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock in Farah City in Afghanistan's Farah province, Jan. 8, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Abdul Manan Matin, right, Farah provincial director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock, talks with members of Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah under the canopy of a greenhouse project being built in partnership between the director and the team in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Raymond Young pulls security during a mission to the facilities of the provincial director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Chris Koym, left, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture field program officer, Abdul Manan Matin, center, Farah provincial director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock, and Gul Ahmand Zahir Yar, right, head of Farah University, look at soil sample equipment provided by Koym to support a demonstration greenhouse being built in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Army Capt. Jeremiah Gebhart, left, goes over notes with Abdul Manan Matin, right, Farah provincial director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock, during a meeting in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2013.   U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • Abdul Manan Matin, Farah provincial director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock, seated, and a staff member, review the new Facebook page for the provincial director in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup/released)
  • Abdul Manan Matin, Farah provincial director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock, talks with U.S. Army Capt. Gebhart, a civil affairs officer with Provincial Reconstruction Team Farah, during a meeting in Matin's office in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Lt. Mike Quaglino, right, clears an M-4 carbine for U.S. Navy Seaman Brian Mays upon returning from a mission to the facilities for the Farah provincial director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2013. Mays is a hospital corpsman. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup
  • U.S. Navy Lt. Mike Quaglino gives candy to Afghan children after completing a mission at the facilities for the Farah provincial director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock in Farah City, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2013.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Matthew Stroup